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Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Proclamation (2010)

Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Country Resources General Health Legislation Ethiopia 13 January 2010 Legislation/regulation health system, quality care, service standards

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PROCLAMATION NO. 661/2009

A PROCLAMATION TO PROVIDE FOR FOOD, MEDICINE AND HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION AND CONTROL:
WHEREAS, it is found necessary to protect the public health from unsafe, inefficacious and poor quality modern and traditional medicines;
WHEREAS, it is found necessary to protect the public from health risks emerging out of unsafe and poor quality food;
WHEREAS, it is found necessary to avert health problems due to substandard health institutions, incompetent and unethical health professionals, poor environmental health and communicable disease;
WHEREAS, it is found necessary to control and deter illicit production, trafficking and use of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, and precursor chemicals;
WHEREAS, in order to make the fragmented and poor quality administrative and regulatory system in the health sector efficient and effective, it is found necessary to establish a new and coordinated food, medicines and health care regulatory system.

This law consists of the following chapters:
1. General (definitions)
2. The Executive Organs and Inspectors
3. Food Safety and Quality Administration and Control
4. Administration and Control of Medicine
5. Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and Precursor Chemicals
6. Hygiene, Environmental Health and Control of Communicable Diseases
7. Health Professionals
8. Health and Controllable Health Related Institutions
9. Miscellaneous Provisions

Enacted on: 13.01.2010

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